EXPERT SKILL: Survival Shelters; Part 1

Being stuck out in the wilderness is no joke. And to most Expert Survival Skills readers, that comes as no surprise.

After doing some research to find out what the best survival shelter is, I came to the conclusion that they all have their place and time.

Being stuck in the high desert is much different than being stranded in the forest, after all.

So, I decided the best way to address this problem was to do a multi-part story, highlighting the pros and cons of the different types of survival shelters that are easy to build… and can save your bacon in a pinch.

The first is the debris hut shelter from Tom McElroy over at and it can keep you warm and even protect you from extreme weather.

Check out the video below and leave us your thoughts in the comments below.